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ISBN: 978075346729948 Pages, Ages 8-12
Barnes & Noble
CodeQuest is a brand-new narrative nonfiction series that challenges the reader to solve historical mysteries. Each title presents a unique, interactive story in which the reader learns about historical codes, pictograms and symbols by completing various code-breaking tasks.
After a visit to the food market, a young Peruvian girl discovers a golden cob of corn amongst her shopping bags. She returns to the market stall, but the stall holder has disappeared... Symbols printed on the golden corn lead our narrator into a quest to find the mysterious stall holder and discover why messages are being left for her, and what they could mean.